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What if you gave your HTML element a repeating background (texture ). What if you wanted to overlay that with another image that is sort of transparent ( png ) in order to still see the html background but with the new semi-transparent image superimposed on top of the html background – think “Silverback multiple background” sort of scenario featured elsewhere on this site…

Can this be done by using the :before or :after pseudo selectors on the “html” tag ?, or do these pseudo selectors only work on classes, id’s and other standard html tags ( “p”, “a”, “ul” etc ) ?